Magnolia Crown

© James R. Jackson

Magnolia Crown

Uploaded: August 07, 2007


This is a macro of a Southern Magnolia bloom, taken at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC, in early July. ISO 400; f/5.6; 1/500 sec; taken at mid-morning in natural light; tripod.


Geralyn Montambault August 07, 2007

Very beautiful composition and detail!
Geralyn #708569

Johnathan P. Lloyd August 07, 2007

Wonderful composition and tones! Congrats on this beautiful photo! #4613683

Janice Sullivan August 07, 2007

I agree...your composition is an eye catcher! Wonderful job :) #4613769

James R. Jackson August 07, 2007

Geralyn and Johnathan, thank you so much for the compliments. After looking at your galleries, I feel doubly delighted by your remarks. I was taken by the landscape shots in your galleries. Johnathan, you said in your blurb that you would appreciate advice on your photography, but all I can say is keep on doing what you're doing. Great work (by both of you)! Keep shooting, and thanks again, Jay

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 07, 2007

Great details you have captured here James, well done...Dominick #4613826

James R. Jackson August 07, 2007

Janice, thanks for the compliments! I suppose it is only natural to view the galleries of those who comment on one's photos (possibly, even a courtesy). I was very happy to view yours! Beautiful photos. I especially enjoyed your macro photos (my favorite photography). You have a great eye! Keeping shooting! Jay #4613835

Joze vauh August 07, 2007

Great shot,James.
Rgds. Joze #4613940

Tarun Bose August 07, 2007

Outstanding composition and fantastic macro shot. Great details and natural colours. Well done James. #4614002

James R. Jackson August 07, 2007

Dominick, Joze, and Tarun, many thanks for your observations! Jay

Karen Bacon August 17, 2007

So beautiful!Congratulations! #4662245

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 24, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4841136

James R. Jackson September 25, 2007


Thanks for the congratulatory note. I checked out your gallery and it is beautiful! Happy shooting! Jay #4843087

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 29, 2007

James, excellent tones, composition, clarity and lighting; big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4861759

James R. Jackson October 01, 2007

Janine, thank you so much for the congrats. After looking at YOUR gallery (beautiful photos; beautiful family), I consider it high praise, indeed! You MUST be the winner at garnering Betterphoto prizes--so MANY of them! Keep shooting and thanks again! Jay

Angela Azzinnaro June 09, 2008

WOW S*T*U*N*N*I*N*G image Jay!!!!! WONDERFUL work!!!!!! #6039692

James R. Jackson June 10, 2008

Thanks, Angela! #6042544

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